Meaning: to leave a course of study before completing it
- drop out Bill never got his university degree, but he's never regretted dropping out.
- drop out of sth Some of my friends dropped out of college, and while some of them wish they'd kept studying, others say they did the right thing.
drop out: of school, of college, of university, of the course, of the program
Gareth dropped out of university in order to